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[Maryland] ROSNER: Navigating Health and Aging: No risk-free level of secondhand smoke

two young women drove up and parked in front of me, with cigarettes hanging from their mouths … windows up … and two car seats nestled in the back seat. One contained a toddler whose mother placed her in the cart with the cigarette still hanging from her
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Oct 6, 2013 06:16

[UK] UPDATED: Unhappy taxi drivers plan talks with council chiefs over 'Draconian' e-cig licensing conditions

“If a driver or a passenger is caught with an electronic cig in the cab we get punished under the smoke free regulations and fined £50 for breaking the law which we understand. Yet for a first offence we are put in front of the licensing committee and fa
St Helens Star (uk)
added Oct 4, 2013 10:45

[New Zealand] Kiwi kids exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

The Otago University research, led by department of public health professor Richard Edwards, found 23 per cent of 14 and 15-year-olds were affected by second-hand smoke in vehicles during a given week.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 4, 2013 09:31

[New Zealand] Smoke in cars affecting tamariki

Tamariki Maori are still being exposed to secondhand smoke in cars at greater rates than other children.
Waatea News (nz)
added Oct 2, 2013 17:17

[Korea - South] Hyundai replaces car cigarette lighters with USB ports in S Korea ($$)

the two-inch long cylinder of plastic and red-hot metal first arrived in 1925, ahead of the golden age of both smoking and driving, and survived the advent of the portable lighter, electronic dashboards and the rollout of high-tech in-car entertainment.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 2, 2013 13:54

[Colorado] Campaign aims to debunk myths about secondhand smoke

Colorado county health departments hope to convince parents to make kids 'A Smoke-Free Zone'
Loveland (CO) Daily Reporter-Herald
added Sep 29, 2013 20:25

[New Zealand] Research shows children need protection from smoking in cars

New research published in a leading international journal shows young people’s exposure to secondhand smoke in cars in New Zealand remains high, particularly among Māori and Pacific people, low socio-economic groups and those whose parents smoke.
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 29, 2013 20:20

[New Zealand] Researchers advise ban smoking in cars

An annual survey of 25,000 year 10 students over the last seven years found 23%of children were still being exposed to second hand smoke. Over half of the group were being exposed three or more times a week.
Radio Network (nz)
added Sep 29, 2013 20:19

[UK] E-cigarette wrecked car when it EXPLODED 'like a firework' while being charged overnight leaving seats destroyed and windows blackened

Chris Thomas, 37, said the e-cigarette shot out of the 12V power socket 'like a firework' and landed on the back seat of his Skoda company car, setting setting fire to the upholstery.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 26, 2013 04:17

[Utah] Child burned after e-cigarette explodes in car charger

A Mount Pleasant mom said an exploding e-cigarette set her son’s car seat on fire, leaving first- and second-degree burns on the 3-year-old’s body. “Seeing your child on fire and hearing them scream ‘Help me!’ is pretty terrifying,” Kinzie Barlow said.
KSTU-TV 13 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:17
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